Kana’s Korner – Interview with Sekai Project

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

If you want to get into visual novels, Sekai Project is a great place to start.
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Jason Graves

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Believe it or not, food and music have a lot of common. Jason Graves knows this all too well.
The Wandering Witch – Tries New Things

The Wandering Witch – Tries N

Welcome, all, again. This is my first column of the new year, so it seems like an appropriate time to try something a bit different. Instead of straddling ...
The Current Thought: Can Cons Be Too Big or Too Small? A 2015 Con Recap

The Current Thought: Can Cons Be To

Welcome to the New Year everyone! This year we’ve got some great things over the horizon for 91.8 The Fan and The Current. Specifically, this article is going to be ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Bill Ratner

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got Bill Ratner, a.k.a. Flint from G.I. Joe! Doesn't ring a bell? Donnel Udina from Mass Effect more your speed? Listen to the radio in Grand ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Veena Sood

Kana’s Korner – Interview with

Veena Sood isn't a Pegisister, but she plays one on T.V. Learn about life in Vancouver, how to succeed in relationships, and more by listening to Veena Sood. ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Maryke Hendrikse

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Stomp your hooves on the ground for Maryke Hendrikse, everypony! Her roles include being Johnny Test's sister Susan Test, Revy in Black Lagoon and Lunamaria Hawke in Gundam Seed ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Jim Cummings

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

He is the terror that flaps in the night! He is the eraser that rubs out the markings of crime! He is Jim Cummings! You heard him ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Spike Spencer

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Spike Spencer admits that he's insane and cries regularly. Since he's a voice actor, that's to be expected. Hear him talk about voicing Shinji Ikari and Saburo Togusa ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Dino Andrade

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Dino Andrade will teach you acting, the meaning of gratitude, and even how to find love! If you're here to hear about his voice acting, learn how ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Chuck Huber

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got veteran voice actor Chuck Huber here today! He's been doing it since the nineties and he'll tell you all about it. Come listen to his tales ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with G.K. Bowes

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Please give a warm welcome to G.K. Bowes! You may recognize her from such roles as Mairu Orihara from Durarara!!, Kiyal Bachika from Gurren Lagann and Ion from Rodea ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Trevor Devall

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We got Trevor Devall here folks! He's the voice of Rocket Raccoon from the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy cartoon, Skrap-It from the upcoming Dinotrux, and Jayce from League ...

Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT 2014

Posted on Jun 15 2014
Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT 2014
This was my first convention where I ever had down-time. Typically, the minute I receive the schedule, I cover it in highlighter marks for all the panels I intend to attend — often multiple during the same block of time. Then, it’s a race to see how I can possibly be in three places at once, or a competition to see which panel is the most important for me to attend.

AnimeNEXT 2014 — Tempest’s Interview with Rookiez is Punk’d

Posted on Jun 11 2014
AnimeNEXT 2014 — Tempest’s Interview with Rookiez is Punk’d
At AnimeNEXT we conducted a round-table style interview which included Dani from all-fiction.net, Melissa from jrockrevolution.com, and me (Tempest) asking questions of three of the members of Rookiez is Punk’d: 2Rash, Shinnosuke and U. Takumi chose to stay out of the limelight and took pictures instead.

Tempest’s Downpour — What I Learned From Madoka Magica

Posted on Jul 21 2013
Tempest’s Downpour — What I Learned From Madoka Magica
Warning: the following contains all the spoilers for Puella Magi Madoka Magica. If you haven’t finished the series, what are you waiting for? It isn’t long. You can view it for free, legally, on Crunchyroll. Do it.

Tempest’s Con Survival Guide — Packing A Cosplay

Posted on Feb 17 2013
Tempest’s Con Survival Guide — Packing A Cosplay
Cosplayers set new goals after each convention, sometimes seven times in a year. The greatest challenge: actually getting the costume to a convention in one piece.

Tempest’s Downpour – How Lego Batman 2 Beat Me

Posted on Jan 20 2013
Tempest’s Downpour – How Lego Batman 2 Beat Me
Busting out my new PS3 with its bundled games to ring in the new year, I had certain expectations. I expected that Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7 would be dull compared to the books, that Little Big Planet Karting would make a fantastic new coaster and that Lego Batman 2 would be everything I hate about Batman: the Brave and the Bold, with easy controls and utter mindlessness.

Tempest’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 13: Like, Love, And What Love’s Like In Japan

Posted on Dec 16 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 13: Like, Love, And What Love’s Like In Japan
I explained in the last Anime In-Jokes that Christmas is a time for couples to celebrate in Japan. Lovers trade gifts and gather around the traditional bucket of KFC to enjoy this romantic holiday.

Tempest’s Downpour – Interview With Paul St. Peter

Posted on Nov 18 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Interview With Paul St. Peter
Tempest had the pleasure of interviewing Paul St. Peter during AnimeUSA. Some of you may remember him from your childhood as the voices of Wormmon and Leomon. Some more experienced otaku know him as Zor Prime from Robotech. Others of you know him as Xemnas from Kingdom Hearts and Nine-Tail Fox from Naruto.

Tempest’s Downpour – Pokemon Black & Blue Review

Posted on Oct 21 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Pokemon Black & Blue Review
In response to the recent release of Pokemon Black/White 2, PETA released its own anti-Pokemon game: Pokemon Black and Blue. The trouble is, it’s incredibly fun to play.

Tempest’s Downpour – The Anime Girl

Posted on Oct 07 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – The Anime Girl
A truly unusual person has been getting a lot of newsworthy attention lately. Anastasiya Shpagina, known as the “anime girl,” has twined the threshold between reality and fantasy in a beautiful and unsettling way. Using makeup, she crafts her face to look like her beloved anime characters.

Tempest’s Downpour – Persona 3 & 4 Spinoffs

Posted on Sep 02 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Persona 3 & 4 Spinoffs
Atlus’ hugely popular Persona games have erupted in related spinoffs: sequels, remakes, an anime and now a fighting game. Let’s take a look at the series that has changed the world of RPGs forever.